This is the second week of a two part series on sleep:
When you continually lose sleep, you are groggy all day, unable to think, and grumpy. You can conquer adult insomnia!
My guest this week was Author Jennifer Slattery. We discussed ways to learn your body’s cycle and relax your mind prior to bedtime.
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Americans tend to stay so busy we cut back on sleep. Lack of sleep can make you less focused and more prone to disease. In light of that, we want our children to get enough sleep. How do we handle a resistant child?
Author Sarah Hamaker can help us solve the sleep problem. She gave a plethora of ideas to help you induce your children to hop in bed and rest well.
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The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. Galatians 5:22
On the other hand, the fruits of the flesh includes outbursts of anger. And it’s tough when your child loses his cool in the grocery store.
My guest today is Author Tina Yeager, and she is a licensed counselor. She offered new ways to handle your child’s anger.
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It has been a whirlwind these past few weeks… from college students praying non-stop to last week’s release of Jesus Movement. The wind is blowing and I’m wondering, do you feel it?
Dear Father, thank you for giving us breath. If you had stopped there, we would have had cause to praise you as long as we lived. However, you also gave us the gift of eternal life. Oh, may the certain hope of eternity with you fill us with songs of joy. We covet revival for our nation and pray that hearts awakened to you in Kentucky would spread to every state. Bring us to our knees in true repentance and humility. Oh, empower us so we would live out our faith. In Jesus’ Name, we pray, Amen.
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When a government official outlawed sliced bread in January of 1943, homemakers balked. The onset of World War II had introduced rationing as early as 1942, and they had learned to use coupons when purchasing paper, shoes, fabric, sugar, coffee, and metal. However, they had purchased pre-sliced bread for almost fifteen years and hated the inconvenience. Women attempted to comply. They yanked out ancient bread knives and butchered loaves for sandwiches and toast. However, lopsided bread annoyed everyone. Plus, irregularly shaped slices didn’t fit into the toaster. A saying went around the nation: “…the best thing since sliced bread.”
Adding to the frustration, government officials offered no clear-cut reason why sliced bread had created a problem. Machines for cutting bread already existed, so the ban wouldn’t save metal. Sliced bread required more wrapping to stay fresh, but the nation had no shortage of waxed paper. A lady wrote to the New York Times and grumbled that the ruling damaged national morale. Complaints erupted nationwide, and the officials withdrew the restriction about six weeks later. They claimed the prohibition ineffective.
In March 1943, Housewives purchased sliced bread gratefully. In the same way, I have a tendency not to be grateful for a dry basement until I have a leak. And I didn’t thank God for my freezer until all my food thawed. This year I’ve had to replace my freezer and repair a basement leak. The Lord is teaching me to be grateful. Look around your house today and find things to praise God for. I’m doing the same thing.
Psalm 140:13 Surely the righteous will give thanks to Thy name; The upright will dwell in Thy presence (Ps. 140:13 NAS)